Name: Lysa Mealing
Sport: Track and field
Athlete of the week achievement: Mealing won the high jump, long jump and triple jump at the District 6 Class AAA Track and Field Championships.
Season update: Mealing's top distances are 38 feet 4 3/4 inches in the triple jump, 17-9 1/2 in the long jump and 5-4 in the high jump.
Coach Steve Rhodes' quote: "Lysa has come on strong over the second half of the season. She's been focused and working hard to put herself in a position to compete successfully at the state level. She'll now have that chance this weekend.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Geis
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Scary Movie'' series
Favorite food: Cheese fries
Favorite song: "Find Your Love'' by Drake
Outside interests: Telling knock-knock jokes, hanging out with friends, playing basketball
Favorite professional team: Boston Celtics
Favorite college team: Kentucky
Pro athlete most admired: Paul Pierce
Best athlete I ever played with: Kelly Davis
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bethany Lender
Most influential person on my athletic career: My uncle, Donnie Reading
Proudest athletic achievement: "When I won four gold medals at the West Central Coaches Meet.''
How I got my start in track and field: "My older sister, Sam, did it, and I look up to her a lot and wanted to be like her.''
Future goal: "I want to go on to college and play sports.''